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Butch Stearns gets into the Celtics and how he feels about the additions of Marcus Smart and James Young. He likes their talent but is concerned about the lack of big men. What happens with Kevin Love and Rajon Rondo? Can Smart coexist with Rondo? Can Boston be a player in the free agency game? Their are a lot of questions surround the green team and Butch addresses them all.
definitely wasn’t the day. “If my family is happy, then I’m happy and able to perform at a high level.” Coach Erik Spoelstra talked to the players and told them to be proud of what they accomplished this season, even if they feel bad about falling
combination of Green and Paul Pierce gave Miami fits. James can only guard one of them, and that forced Heat coach Erik Spoelstra to counter with Udonis Haslem, a 34-year-old Shane Battier and -- for some reason -- Chris Andersen. While Battier made
press conference, upon first learning of Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo’s season-ending ACL injury, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra pulled a reporter aside to ask, “Really?” The shock in Spoelstra’s voice begged the same question everyone
Oklahoma City Thunder . I was ready to write all about team bigger than stars. I was ready to write how Doc Rivers made Erik Spoelstra look bad – really bad. Then LeBron James happened Thursday night at the Garden. The NBA MVP scored 45 points, grabbed
eighth NBA title celebration delayed until 2020, Erik Spoelstra coaches for the right not to work for ESPN and ..... all just clicked, and it hasn't for the Heat. Erik Spoelstra is no Doc Rivers (we'll get to that) and there
was tiring in the fourth quarter he took him out. He didn’t want to burn a timeout, but fortunately Heat coach Erik Spoelstra did it for him to give James a breather. The Celtics were down two and soon it was six. Rivers told Garnett not
particular these last three games and they are the better team. There’s no other way to say it,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. James recorded 31 points and 10 rebounds, including 17 points in the first quarter. Miami raced out to a 22-6 lead but
James: “It sucks not being out there for your team, especially at this point in the season.” Said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra : “I think it felt like a punch in the gut when you see your leader limping like that back to the bench.” Spurs guard Danny
in the Eastern Conference finals ‘NET RESULTS (mobile users, check the website to see the videos): Heat coach Erik Spoelstra receives no questions in his pregame press conference before Wednesday’s game, so he departs with two thumbs-up. A
t change this, we will be watching the championship from home. ... There’s no passion.” Said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra : “Yes, our locker room is angry. We’re not accustomed to this type of play, these type of standards, particularly
re used to seeing him like Superman, get up and sprint back even after tough hits and tough falls,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “So we knew something was up.” James, who left the game, passed a concussion test but is due for more testing
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
We return to our weekly segments with the one and only Peter King of MMQB and NBC's Football Night in America.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
Texas Rangers General Manager, Jon Daniels, joins Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss the upcoming trade deadline.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.
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Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.
We discuss the suspension of Ray Rice, and how the act he committed certainly seemed like it warranted a harsher penalty from the strict front office of Roger Goodell.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by our interest in the story about the Browns fan peeing on Art Modell's grave this past week.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
A compelling case can be made that July 24, 2004, represents as significant a landmark as any date in modern Red Sox history. On that day, a memorable brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees served as a catalyst for an epic 10-9 walkoff victory for the Red Sox over New York and indomitable closer Mariano Rivera, a game cited by many members of the 2004 team as pivotal in Boston's first championship run in 86 years. Ian Browne, who covers the Red Sox for MLB.com and authored Idiots Revisited, discusses the landmark game.
With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!
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